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005 - Date and Time of Latest Transaction (NR)

MARC 21 Community Information - Full
January 2000

Indicators and Subfield Codes
This field has no indicators or subfield codes.


Sixteen characters that indicate the date and time of the latest record transaction and serve as a version identifier for the record. They are recorded according to Representation of Dates and Times (ISO 8601). The date requires 8 numeric characters in the pattern yyyymmdd. The time requires 8 numeric characters in the pattern hhmmss.f, expressed in terms of the 24-hour (00-23) clock.

The date on which a record is first entered into machine-readable form is contained in field 008/00-05. The Date entered on file never changes.


005 19930901141236.0
[September 1, 1993, 2:12:36 P.M. (14:12:36)]


System Generation - Field 005 should be system generated.

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